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Doctor insights on: Is It Normal To Have Right Side Pain As Well As Right Leg Pain After Appendectomy

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Dr. Dan Lister
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Removal Of Appendix (Definition)

An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more


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Could the mole on the left side of my head be serious and blocking something to do with my right leg pain?

Could the mole on the left side of my head be serious and blocking something to do with my right leg pain?

Difficult to connect: Left sided mole on the head with painful rt leg.
See your pcp to be evaluated, as moles anywhere can be dangerous, specially if they have recently been found, or are an old one get bigger in size, or changes color or gets to be itchy/painful. You should see a dermatologist urgently, if any of these are true about the mole.
I am sure the leg pain's cause would be found by the pcp.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been on pain meds. For 6yrs. I have lower back pain, right leg pain/numbness and it seems my whole right side is worse?

I have been on pain meds. For 6yrs. I have lower back pain, right leg pain/numbness and it seems my whole right side is worse?

If your back pain: Is increasing and you are not getting better I would recommend visiting a spine doc or pain doc to see what else can be done. Chronic pain med use is often worse than the back problem itself. Treatments can include therapy, steroids, cortisone injections, bracing and surgery. If it is getting worse definitely see a spine doc or orthopaedist. ...Read more

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I am having an 5mm kidney stone (right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also. Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

I am having an 5mm kidney stone (right side), my right leg is paining much and also some mild pain in my groin also. Can kidney stones cause leg pain?

No: A kidney stone can be very painful, but it should not affect your leg. You probably have something else going on. Check with your primary provider. ...Read more

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Moved erect penis rapidly (to hide it) resulting in testicular and right leg pain for past 9 months. All lab tests normal, my urologist is confused.

2nd opinion: Consider a second opinion. The leg pain may be unrelated to the episode you describe. Start with your primary doctor, who can look at you as a whole. ...Read more

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I am an ex-junkie with severe chest pain, and I had endocarditis in the past. Now I have numb lip & right leg pain, left sided chest pain. What could be causing this?

I am an ex-junkie with severe chest pain, and I had endocarditis in the past. Now I have numb lip & right leg pain, left sided chest pain. What could be causing this?

Emergency: What you are reporting requires an urgent visit to the local er to determine if it is a stroke or cerebrovascular accident (of which you are at a much higher risk than the general population).

Completion of the cincinnati stroke scale may help: 1.Smile: face should be symmetric, 2. Raise both arms, 3. Speak a simple sentence. If any of the above are abnormal, please contact emergency services. ...Read more

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Have chronic mouth sores, leg pain in right leg, with light edema, normal cbcw dif, except high eosinophil%, high # neutrophil, and high # eosinophil?

Have chronic mouth sores, leg pain in right leg, with light edema, normal cbcw dif, except high eosinophil%, high # neutrophil, and high # eosinophil?

Many choices: There are many possible causes for your symptoms. If this is new it could be a simple allergy or insect bite. If this has been going on long term it could be part of an eosinophilic syndrome, autoimmune disease, or many other problems. The appearance of the sores and duration of symptoms will help if you want to restate the question. ...Read more

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I just did IVF a week ago and not I have lower left side pain that goes down my leg. Is thus normal? Should I be worried of a miscarriage?

I just did IVF a week ago and not I have lower left side pain that goes down my leg. Is thus normal? Should I be worried of a miscarriage?

CALL YOUR IVF DOC!!: That is their job to answer that? For u, they should be on call 24/7 they are the experts about that, any? S like that u should always call them! They know your situation. ...Read more

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Dull pain in lower right side lower back ache right leg ache white vagina with itching frequent nausea.

Dull pain in lower right side lower back ache right leg ache white vagina with itching frequent nausea.

Pain/itching: Get examined. These symptoms are not related. You may have a vaginal yeast infection which can be treated with over the counter medications such as Monistat or Gyne-Lotrimin. The back pain certainly requires further examination and testing. ...Read more

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Left arm and right leg ache. Blips of stinging pain on left side of neck. Not severe neck pain though. This is odd. Does this sound like anything?

Not enough info: Sounds like muscle strains. You could try advil (ibuprofen), However to be more accurate you need to provide more info. If you are in severe pain please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have leg pain where in the right leg I feel some one is pulling my vein in particular part so can you please suggest me on this?

Hard to say: There are many potential causes, but you should probably be checked. Among the possible causes of venous leg pain is a deep vein thrombosis, which is potentially life threatening. You may want to be seen. ...Read more

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I started having a pain in my right leg. Pain travels to my pelvis and even hip?

Hip pain: Some times hip stress feactures present this as well as a referred pain from abdominal or gynecologic problems. ...Read more

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Sudden localized area right leg pain started two nights ago. No pain improvement and now redness over it. Is this bad?

Sudden localized area right leg pain started two nights ago. No pain improvement and now redness over it. Is this bad?

Leg pain/redness: You should see a doctor as soon as you can to make sure you don't have cellulitis which would require antibiotic treatment. It's also possible you had an insect bite with resultant redness. Regardless, get checked soon! ...Read more

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Real bad right leg pain sitting not as bsd walking is terrible I have to limp every time I walk can't handle this pain anymore. Help?

Have it evaluated: There are many possible causes of your leg pain. Too little info to go on to try to try to diagnose. In general, if leg pain is causing to limp it is time to have it evaluated by a physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been getting right leg pain only when I am running and I have not ran for 20 days and I ran yesterday and it still hurt. What may this be?

Where is pain?: The pain can be in different areas of your leg. It could be muscle. It could be joint. It could be bone. You need to see your physician and clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have throbbing leg pain in my right leg and it has been going on for weeks. It causes bad anxiety. It moves as the day goes on and gets worse night?

Anxiety talking: There is what we used to call "neurotic anxiety" - fears about things one need not worry about and reality anxiety - fears about things that can be wrong or really hurt us. Worrying about new or repeating pain is real worry - it is a message speaking loud and clear: "this needs to be properly medically assessed". Listen to the message, it is important, and unsafe to ignore. ...Read more

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Eating dinner 2 nights ago my entire right leg went numb when I finished my lower right face went numb it lasted for 2 days I'm now in severe leg pain?

Eating dinner 2 nights ago my entire right leg went numb when I finished my lower right face went numb it lasted for 2 days I'm now in severe leg pain?

See your physician: This needs immediate clarification. We think of things like a stroke or a migraine event or a viral infection. Contact and see your physicians. You may need to see a neurologist. It is uncommon to have a stroke in your age group but you need an evaluation, a look at your medication or other things you take or use. ...Read more

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I have chronic lower right leg pain & it can get really intense, how serious could it be?

Many causes: Leg pain can be a result of many different conditions. Severe leg pain might represent nerve pain coming from the lower back or lack of blood supply due to poor circulation. Local causes like tendonitis can also cause severe pain. Intense pain that has been present for along time should be evaluated by a good physical exam. ...Read more

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What kind of tests should I have if I have severe back, buttock and right leg pain?

Sciatica: Back and leg pain are usually due to nerve compression in the spine area. Tests that look at the spine, like MRI scans can be diagnostic. ...Read more

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She suddenly complained that her right leg pain and after 2 days, I discovered her right leg is longer 2 inches than her left leg. See X-Ray attached.

See orthopedics: Leg length discrepancy can be due to many disorders. Untreated your child can have walking issues and pain. Sorry the x ray did not show up. I would see a bone/orthopedic doctor for consultation. Terima Kasih! ...Read more

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Leg pain and weakness but right leg ok after climbing 8 flights of stairs. Why the difference?

Leg pain and weakness but right leg ok after climbing 8 flights of stairs. Why the difference?

Asymmetry: You could have different alignment or different strength in each leg. You could be unknowingly favoring 1 leg over the other. ...Read more

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Had back pain now leg pain I get bad pain in my right leg when I cough had it for three weeks now?

Sciatica: It sounds like sciatica. Get a doctor to examine you and do a neurological examination. He or she may also order radiological study for more accurate definition of your sciatica. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Random intermittent lower right leg pain and weakness off/on when walking started today?

Leg pain/weakness: It is either intermittent claudication-related to blood flow issues. Or more likely neurogenic claudication, being related to a pinched nerve, herniated or bulging disc, or spurs about the nerve roots. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Appendectomy (Definition)

An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. It can either be done through an open incision ...Read more


Side Pain (Definition)

Side pain = pain / discomfort of the torso ...Read more